Correctional Officer Benefits & Pay

Training Provided

During the probationary period, Correctional Officers are paid while attending a Training Academy, located in Palmer, Alaska.

  • 42 hour, 5 day work week schedule
  • Pay package with scheduled raises

Starting Hourly Wage

Anchorage $21.34 $24.20
Nome $29.42 $33.15
Fairbanks $21.98 $24.93
Juneau $22.41 $25.41
Ketchikan $21.34 $24.20
Seward $21.34 $24.20
Bethel $32.01 $36.30

NOTE: Beginning salary rates may change depending on location of position.

Correctional Officer I will advance to Correctional Officer II after 12-14 months of probationary service and upon successful completion of the Alaska Police Standards Council certification requirements.

There are scheduled raises based on performance.


The aforementioned information attempts to be as accurate as possible; however, to receive the most current information regarding benefits and pay, refer to the following websites:

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